WoRMS taxon details

Acroporidae Verrill, 1902

196095  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196095)

accepted
Family
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Verrill, A.E. (1902). Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. 11: 63-168. [details]   
Description Colonial, hermatypic, mostly extant. Colonies have all growth forms known for hermatypic corals.
Corallites (except...  
Description Colonial, hermatypic, mostly extant. Colonies have all growth forms known for hermatypic corals.
Corallites (except Astreopora) are small with septa in two cycles or less, columellae are poorly developed. Related families Pocilloporidae and Astrocoeniidae. (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Acroporidae Verrill, 1902. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=196095 on 2018-07-22
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2005-12-27 19:49:34Z
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original description Verrill, A.E. (1902). Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. 11: 63-168. [details]   

basis of record Vaughan, T.W. & Wells, J.W. 1943. Revision of the suborders, families and genera of the Scleractinia. Special Papers of the Geological Society of America 44: 1–363. [details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   

additional source Wells, J.W. 1956. Scleractinia. In: Moore RC (ed) Treatise on invertebrate paleontology F. Coelenterata. Geological Society of America & University of Kansas Press, pp. 328–440. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Colonial, hermatypic, mostly extant. Colonies have all growth forms known for hermatypic corals.
Corallites (except Astreopora) are small with septa in two cycles or less, columellae are poorly developed. Related families Pocilloporidae and Astrocoeniidae. (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
 



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